Foraminal lumbar disc protrusion

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Modality: MRI

Right sided foraminal lumbar disc protrusion compressing only the exiting nerve root and not narrowing the subarticular recess. 

Case Discussion

Disc projecting into the right neural-exit foramen and compressing the exiting nerve root in this case is relatively easy to overlook if foraminal disc protrusions are not actively sought. 

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Case Information

rID: 2613
Case created: 7th May 2008
Last edited: 8th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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